LEHI, Utah and PARK CITY, Utah, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL, news, filings) today announced the availability of 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) fiber speeds to nearly 1,000 select business locations in the Utah cities of Lehi and Park City.
Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) connections delivering Internet speeds of up to 1 Gbps are now available to more than 20,000 Utah SMB locations near the company's fiber network backbone or in fiber-fed multi-tenant unit office buildings in Lehi, Ogden, Park City,Salt Lake City, St. George and surrounding communities.
"Utah is an exciting place to start, grow and conduct business," said Jeremy Ferkin, vice president of Utah operations, CenturyLink. "CenturyLink's strong and growing 1 Gbps fiber network in Utah will allow more businesses to operate and innovate more effectively."
By extending FTTP connections to Lehi and Park City business locations, the company has scaled its fiber network to offer competitive pricing on IP-based fiber bundles that converge Internet, voice and cloud solutions, helping improve business productivity. In addition to providing fiber connectivity, CenturyLink can fully manage a range of IT services for business customers.
"As Lehi continues to become one of the hottest business centers in the West, it is good to know select businesses in our city will be able to utilize the benefits of 1 gigabit fiber Internet for their economic growth and benefit," said Lehi Mayor Bert Wilson. "We are excited and grateful to have CenturyLink providing such a great and important service to our city."
CenturyLink's fiber-based business solutions are flexible and agile to support a business as it grows by enabling employees to work in the cloud, share multimedia files, stream video content and back-up data in real time.
CenturyLink also announced recently it has become one of the largest fiber-enabled residential gigabit service providers in the country.
Business customers can visit www.centurylink.com/saltlakecity to learn more about CenturyLink's fiber-based services, including speeds up to 1 Gbps, and to determine if service is available at their location.
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.
SOURCE CenturyLink, Inc.